Not able to ride?…..Ground work is invaluable training and can be a lot of fun.
It can help with finding your horse/heart connection, communication refinement, starting lateral work, smooth transitions from body and voice cues and much much more. If you can get the conversation going well on the ground with cues that will work when in the saddle then riding work is half way done
Here, Solly and I, work on some ‘spook busting’ with a ball. You’d not believe how scared he used to be of this but how far he’s come from persistent consistency with it.
- Shelley – HorseSavvy